Exploring Visual Design

Exploring Visual Design, eBook Class Set Zoom
Product Number: 716-1
ISBN: 978-16152-8716-1
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Your Price: $ 2058.95

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Exploring Visual Design, eBook Class Set
Joseph A. Gatto, Albert W. Porter, and Jack Selleck
Your eBook Class Set purchase includes:
  • Student eBook
  • Teacher Edition eBook
  • Teacher Resources (digital), including downloadable and customizable assessments
  • Portfolios for teachers and students
  • The Curriculum Builder
  • 6-year license
  • 30 student accounts
  • Subscription to Davis Art Images included
  • A one-year print subscription to SchoolArts magazine, plus access to the digital edition of SchoolArts for the length of your Davis Digital license

Exploring Visual Design is a dynamic introduction to design appreciation and exploration using the elements and principles of design, suitable for introductory level high school art courses or middle school electives. Each of the 12 chapters focuses on one element or principle and provides students with a solid foundation in visual concepts and processes. Exploring Visual Design highlights artworks with wide-ranging subject matter from notable historic and contemporary artists and cultures. Each chapter includes an engaging, relevant Studio Experience and Career Profile.

Student Book Features
  • Design appreciation and the visual foundation of good design
  • Captivating images of historical and contemporary fine art, architecture, and nature highlight each element and principle
  • In-depth profiles of artists and artworks
  • Informative interviews with artists and designers
  • Exemplary student artworks
  • Studio activities that promote collaboration and self-expression

Student Book Table of Contents:
Part One: The Elements of Design
Chapter 1: Line
Chapter 2: Shape and Form
Chapter 3: Value
Chapter 4: Color
Chapter 5: Space
Chapter 6: Texture
Part Two: Principles of Design
Chapter 7: Balance
Chapter 8: Unity
Chapter 9: Contrast
Chapter 10: Emphasis
Chapter 11: Pattern
Chapter 12: Movement and Rhythm
Guide to Artists

Teacher Edition Features
  • Chapter organizers tailor instruction to your schedule
  • Concise, at-a-glance lesson plans
  • Full-size annotated student pages
  • Professional handbook and resource guide
  • Online resources include artist biographies and Art:21 video segments correlated to chapter material

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